ONWARD Review: Enjoyable Enough Pixar Fare

“It’s not fair to call me a screw up if you don’t give me a chance to do something right.” - Barley Lightfoot (Chris Pratt) Magic is a concept that has always fascinated humanity to an absurd degree despite the common conclusion that it does not exist. Still, the entertainment industry seems more than excited to satisfy that fascination, most especially Pixar, possibly the most iconic animation studio in the twenty-first century. The studio, notable for the production of films such as Finding Nemo, Toy Story, The Incredibles, and more, takes the childlike curiosity and flips it on its head to create a world, not unlike our own, with mythical creatures as the equivalent of the human race in t

Bloodshot Review: A Dimly Average Ride with Vin Diesel

Bloodshot, one of the latest films to hit the VOD market early amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, stars Vin Diesel in a passably entertaining ride that features a dully constructed character named Ray Garrison who is shot dead along with his wife only to be resurrected by a group of scientists through the use of nanotechnology leaving him with little to no memory of his past life. Ray tries to hunt his wife's murderer and kill that person with the little memory he has but eventually realizes that there is more to his death than what he originally thought. Bloodshot holds nothing back by immediately plunging into the story with only a little bit of exposition and shows his entirely new life within

Chain of Gold Review: An Enjoyable Clare Novel as Cluttered It May Be

“The point of stories is not that they are objectively true, but that the soul of the story is truer than reality. Those who mock fiction do so because they fear the truth.” - Cassandra Clare, Chain of Gold Three diverse periods. The perspectives of three young women. The world of the Nephilim, from the imaginative mind of author Cassandra Clare, displays the usual contemporary themes that the genre entails but has grown with modern issues such as gender inequality. Readers have experienced the story of Clary Fray in the mid-2000s, Tessa Gray in the late 1800s, and Emma Carstairs in the most recent decade. In the newest edition to New York Times best-selling author Cassandra Clare’s collecti

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